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Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein visits UN-supported projects in Liberia and calls for greater efforts to address malnutrition
20 Mar 2014

Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein visits UN-supported projects in Liberia and calls for greater efforts to address malnutrition

Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein of Jordan, the UN Messenger for Peace, arrived in Liberia today to visit UNICEF and World Food Programme (WFP)-supported projects targeting vulnerable households in Gbojay Town and Suehn Town, Bomi County. While acute malnutrition rates in the country have improved, the rate of stunting, which is caused by chronic malnutrition remains at over 35 percent, among...

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06 Mar 2014

Oman Contributes $1M For Hungry Families in Mauritania and Senegal

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of US$1 million from the Sultanate of Oman to support food assistance programmes that will benefit people suffering the effects of drought and conflict in West Africa. “We are especially grateful for Oman’s generosity towards the people of the Sahel region whose needs risk being overlooked in the face of...

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04 Feb 2014

WFP Airlifts Bring Aid to Most Vulnerable in Northeast Syria Amid Growing Challenges

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) started airlifting on Tuesday enough food to feed close to 30,000 displaced people for a month from Iraq to Qamishli in northeast Syria amid growing problems in reaching people, especially in conflict and besieged areas. It is the second such WFP airlift from Erbil, Iraq, to people who would otherwise be cut off from...